Tolliver’s perseverance through a bumpy road has kept him in the NBA

Most players in the NBA have enjoyed the spotlight their entire lives – while others have had to battle for recognition each and every step of the way such as Sacramento Kings newly acquired power forward Anthony Tolliver. One could argue Tolliver, 31, was even overlooked on his nationally ... More

From the streets of Compton to the shining lights of the NBA

The career of a professional basketball player is constantly judged through statistics, but for Sacramento Kings’ shooting guard Arron Afflalo, his NBA journey began by not becoming another statistic in the city of Compton, California. Afflalo, 30, spent his early life in the Los Angeles ... More

Marks: ‘It’s exciting for us to work with a team with such a rich history and a proud fan base’

In a day and age where technology is essential to every day life, the Sacramento Kings are looking to utilize the importance society places on technology to make fans’ experiences the best they can be. At the beginning of the month it was announced that the Kings would become the first NBA ... More

Wayne Tinkle on Marquese Chriss: ‘The sky is the limit’

The 2016 NBA Draft is less than a week away and a potential homecoming could be in store for former University of Washington power forward and Sacramento, California native Marquese Chriss. Chriss, 18, is a hard to miss top-10 prospect—standing at 6-foot-9 and 225 pounds—and the Sacram... More

Cousins promoting a positive outlook to the youth in Sacramento

In 2015, more than 85,000, or 24 percent, of children in Sacramento County fell under the poverty line. To put things into perspective, all the children who fell into poverty can fill the Golden 1 Center (capacity of 17,500) nearly five times. Being in poverty can affect children in multiple ... More

Cousins: ‘I’ve always wanted to be on the Olympic team’

Every four years, an opportunity presents itself for the best athletes in the world to compete in their respective sports, the Olympics. Since earning bronze in the 2004 Athens Olympics, Team USA Basketball has dominated the past two Olympics by earning gold and winning by an average of 35.4 ... More

The harsh reality of facing reality

Carmichael Dave's exclusive interview with DeMarcus Cousins has sparked a new level of debate in Sacramento. There are always two sides to a story, but this polarizing figure has always said the right things in terms of “wanting” to win and putting the Kings back on the map. The big ... More

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McCollum: ‘I thought the Kings were going to draft me’

In 2013, the Sacramento Kings had the seventh overall pick in the NBA draft. Having little backcourt depth, the team needed a guard who could score and shoot the ball efficiently from the perimeter. Freshman guard Ben McLemore from the Kansas Jayhawks slipped out of the top five due to the ... More

McLemore: Amid Roster Additions, “Sacrifices needed to be made”

With seven games remaining in his third NBA season, Ben McLemore has yet to live up to the expectations of analysts and scouts, who compared him to Ray Allen and raved about his mouth-watering combination of athleticism and shooting ability. To be fair, the instability of the franchise and a ... More

Wall on Cousins: ‘He’s the most skilled big man’

John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins are very good friends. Both had success in high school and at Kentucky but Wall is the lone Wildcat of the two who has tasted a little bit of success in the NBA. Wall has reached the playoffs twice in his career and Cousins has barley reached 30 wins for the first ... More